Etihad Airways signs MoU with Beijing Daxing International Airport

By Shilpa Annie Joseph, Official Reporter
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Etihad Airways-Beijing Daxing International Airport sign MoU
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Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates, and Beijing Daxing International Airport of Capital Airport Holding Company have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) in order to strengthen their strategic cooperation in the aviation sector.

The MoU, signed at the UAE-China Business and Investment Forum, marks a further deepening of the partnership between Etihad Airways and Beijing Daxing International Airport, opening a new chapter in aviation cooperation.

According to the MoU, the parties will work together to enhance existing frequencies between the United Arab Emirates and Beijing and collaborate on joint marketing and sales activities to promote travel between the two countries.

They will also jointly improve passenger services, and enhance baggage handling and lounge services. Additionally, they will implement cargo development plans to boost cargo transportation efficiency, and share information, and collaborate on technology initiatives to improve operational efficiency.

This cooperation will further strengthen Etihad Airways’ global influence, expand its route network, and enhance service levels, while providing new momentum in international aviation cooperation for Beijing Daxing International Airport, consolidating its position as a major aviation hub.

Antonoaldo Neves, Chief Executive Officer of Etihad Airways, said that, “This MoU signifies more than just a cooperation between airline and airport; it marks a closer connection between the UAE and China. We look forward to promoting cultural exchanges and driving economic growth through this cooperation.”

Kong Yue, Vice President of Beijing Daxing International Airport of Capital Airports Holdings, stated that, “This cooperation will open a new chapter in the aviation sector between the Middle East and China. It is a model for promoting China’s Belt and Road Initiative, and also contributing to achieving Abu Dhabi’s 2030 Vision, further strengthening economic, trade, and cultural ties between the two countries.”

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